450  
WWUS81 KRLX 201916  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
216 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
OHZ066-067-075-076-083>086-WVZ009-202215-  
WASHINGTON-JACKSON-ATHENS-MEIGS-MORGAN-GALLIA-PERRY-VINTON-WOOD-  
216 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT MEIGS
 
SOUTHEASTERN  
PERRY...WESTERN WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL  
GALLIA...JACKSON...MORGAN...ATHENS... VINTON AND NORTHWESTERN WOOD  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 214 PM EST, SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN WERE LOCATED NEAR LAKE HOPE  
STATE PARK, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
PARKERSBURG, ATHENS, BELPRE, JACKSON, WELLSTON, NELSONVILLE, NEW  
LEXINGTON, GLOUSTER, MCCONNELSVILLE, MCARTHUR, BEVERLY, ALBANY,  
SHAWNEE, COOLVILLE, RUTLAND, CHESTERHILL, LAKE HOPE STATE PARK,  
VIENNA, WASHINGTON AND TUPPERS PLAINS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES ROUTE 50 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE SHOWERS, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON  
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND  
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.  
 
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE  
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS  
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.  
 
LAT...LON 3975 8164 3967 8164 3966 8159 3959 8159  
3958 8156 3919 8154 3887 8276 3894 8275  
3895 8280 3897 8281 3937 8275 3937 8252  
3940 8251 3939 8229 3947 8228 3947 8217  
3955 8216 3960 8238 3978 8208  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1914Z 240DEG 49KT 3926 8230  
 

 
 
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